Minds of the Movement

An ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance

Lynette Ong

Lynette H. Ong is Professor of Political Science at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, the University of Toronto (Canada). She is an expert on authoritarian politics in China and Asia more broadly. She is the author of Outsourcing Repression: Everyday State Power in Contemporary China (Oxford University Press, 2022), and The Street and the Ballot Box: Interactions between Social Movements and Electoral Politics in Authoritarian Contexts (Cambridge University Press, Elements Series in Contentious Politics, 2022). Her publications have also appeared in Perspectives on Politics, Comparative Politics, Foreign Affairs, among other outlets.

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